Agriculture and Fishing

Businesses in the agriculture and fishing industry grow and gather food. This involves activities such as growing and harvesting crops, harvesting seafood, and raising livestock. Helped by its diverse climate and geography, B.C. has become home to one of the most diverse agriculture and fishing industries in Canada; the province currently produces more than 200 different food varieties and raises over 100 different seafood species. 

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Sub-industries

Farms
Fishing, hunting and trapping

Sector Labour Market Partnerships Program

The Sector Labour Market Partnerships (SLMP) Program helps industry and employers understand and respond to changing labour market demands. Under the program, partnership-led projects can apply for funding to address broader sector and regional labour market issues.

Viticulture Strategy Report – September 2012
BC Association of Abattoirs Final Engagement Report – December 2016  
BC Landscape, Arborist & Turf Industry Sector Engagement Report – January 2017
BC Agricultural Horticulture Sector Engagement Report – February 2017 

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